Posts for tag "ghana"

22 Jan 2020
ghana fertilizer

Africa’s producing more fertilizer, but it’s still not getting to all farmers

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For decades, fertilizer was too expensive for African farmers. It had to be imported, and transportation into the continent was expensive. 

Now, though, Africa is turning a corner toward producing fertilizer locally. A Moroccan company has signed a nearly $4 billion deal to build a fertilizer plant in Ethiopia. A Danish company is helping the Democratic Republic of Congo build a $2.5 billion fertilizer plant. The African Development Bank ...

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12 Dec 2019
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Ghana, Morocco unveil biggest fertilizer programme

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Ghana and the Kingdom of Morocco have launched a historic soil mapping and fertilizer expansion cooperation programme.

The programme dubbed the Ghana Fertilizer Expansion Programme and launched in Accra on Wednesday, December 11, 2019, is between the Ministry of Food and Agriculture and the OCP Foundation of Morocco.

Over the last one year, the partners signed a number of agreements that seek to advance fertilizer development and expansion activities to ...

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27 Nov 2019
Yara Ghana

Yara Ghana wins Fertiliser Agro Input of the Year at maiden Ghana Cocoa Awards

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Yara Ghana Limited, a leading name in fertilizer dealership in Ghana, has won the Agro Input of the Year (fertiliser) at the maiden Ghana Cocoa Awards held in Accra.

The company’s input package for cocoa which is the Asaase Wura and YaraLiva Nitrabor were shortlisted among other cocoa fertilizer inputs for the category and came out tops at the event.

The award was received by the Managing Director of ...

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28 Oct 2019
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Fertilizer Canada and Tractors for Africa unite to promote fertilizer in Ghana

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Fertilizer Canada, representing fertilizer manufacturers and distributors in Canada, and Tractors for Africa, which provides mechanized solutions to co-ops, signed an MoU in mid-October to implement the 4R Solution for Fertilizer Supply project with the goal of increasing the productivity and incomes of smallholders in Ghana.

The project involves incorporating 4R Nutrient Stewardship (Right Source, Right Rate, Right Time, Right Place) into fertilizer management practices. It is supported by Global ...

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